paraprofessional[-prō fes̸h′ə nəl]
paraprofessional definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
a worker trained to perform certain functions, as in medicine or teaching, but not licensed to practice as a professional
Origin: para- plush professional
paraprofessional definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A trained worker who is not a member of a given profession but assists a professional.adjective
Of or performing the work of a paraprofessional.